The Captain of the Infantry

1587
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 126; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 254

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.5 x 19.5 cm (11 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7235

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in lower margin: Præuius infractos reddo Dux Martis alumnos,/Spernere dum doceo cuncta pericla, meo.

Signed

lower center, within engraved border: A°1587. HGoltzius fecit.

Markings

large watermark [not identified]; recto, lower right: collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7235 [Lugt 1870]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewell (1816-1896, New York); November, 1897, Sewell collection purchased for the MFA by Harvey D. Parker.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund